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Politics / Diplomacy

Year: 8/4/1911

Admiral Togo Welcomed to New York

Admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy Heihachiro Togo traveled to New York City on the Lusitania, where he was gree...

Source: Library of Congress

Published 03/15/2021

Community

Year: 1912

Japanese Cemetery at Mount Olivet Cemetery

There are two cemeteries for the Japanese in the New York area. In the autumn of 1912, the Japanese Mutual Aid Soci...

Source: JAA

Published 03/20/2021

Culture & Sports

Year: 1913

"Grey-Croft," Stephen Swete Cummins house, Huntting Lane, East Hampton, New York. Japanese iris garden

From the Library of Congress: “Site History. House Architecture: Isaac Henry Green Jr. for Lorenzo Guernsey Woodhou...

Source: Library of Congress

Published 03/15/2021

Education

Year: 1913

Japanese pupil in public school, New York

Source: Library of Congress

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1913

Japan Society Hosts Luncheon with Notable Participants

On June 26, 1913 Japan Society hosted a luncheon at the Hotel Astor with a number of notable figures from the U.S. ...

Source: Library of Congress (Prints & Photographs Division)

Published 03/15/2021

Oral History

Year: 1915-2011

George Yuzawa

A native of Los Angeles, California, George Yuzawa and his family were interned during World War II at Camp Amache ...

Source: JAANY

Published 03/29/2021

Culture & Sports

Year: 1915

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Hill-and-Pond Garden

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden was the Japanese garden in a public botanic garden in t...

Source: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Donald L. Nowlan, [Pond], circa 1975, Color print, v1990.2.241; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1916

100 Years of Mitsubishi

Description of the establishment of NY satellite office of Mitsubishi Goshi Kaisha in 1916

Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1916

The History of Mitsubishi Corporation

The documents related to the establishment of the satellite office of Mitsubishi Goshi Kaisha’s London branch in NY...

Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1916

The Diary of a Ninety-Five-Year Old

Description of the establishment of Mitsubishi Goshi Kaisha’s NY satellite office in 1916

Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1917

Japanese Financiers Visit New York

Mayor John P. Mitchel posed with a group of Japanese financiers on the steps of New York City Hall. The Japanese Fi...

Source: Library of Congress (Prints & Photographs Division) LC-B2- 4403-13, LC-B2- 4403-15

Published 03/15/2021

Politics / Diplomacy

Year: 1917

Japanese Finance Commission in New York

In 1917, Baron Tanetaro Megata led a Japanese Finance Commission (sometimes referred to as a Japanese Financial Mis...

Source: Library of Congress (Prints & Photographs Division)

Published 03/15/2021